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I found the experience of hiring from Barra Bike Hire completely straightforward..... Tony couldn't... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2019
Gordon M
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Barra Bike Hire = Best Bike Hire

I arranged to hire bikes from Barra Bike Hire by email before we arrived. Tony’s email responses... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2019
drcarol66
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

I found the experience of hiring from Barra Bike Hire completely straightforward..... Tony couldn't have been more helpful. The Hub is close to the ferry and the bike and panniers supplied were ideal for completing the journey. Being able to drop off the bike in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

I arranged to hire bikes from Barra Bike Hire by email before we arrived. Tony’s email responses were quick and helpful. The bikes were excellent and Tony is just amazingly helpful and kind - nothing is too much trouble. He will deliver the bikes at...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

On the spur of the moment my wife and I and 2 teenage kids decided it might be fun to rent some bikes. The hire place was right outside the Castlebay Hotel where we were staying so we thought we’d give it a go. Tony...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 30, 2019

Tony, of Barra Bike Hire, deserves the highest praise for service and extraordinary helpfulness and thoughtfulness. My sister and I arranged bike hire late in the season with the intention of camping and Tony was waiting for us at the airport with a choice of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

I cannot speak highly enough of Tony and Barra Bike Hire. We hired two bikes for the Hebridean Way in June, complete with panniers. The bikes were perfect for this ride, with disc brakes and a comfortable riding position. The were in top condition. Tony...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

We were in Barra for a few days and decided last minute to hire bikes to cycle around. Bikes were good quality and functioned well. Given how short notice it was there was excellent availability too. Bikes in the background of my photo ;-)

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

During the month of June 2019, I did a solo bike trip along the Hebridean Way (south to north). I made arrangements kind of last minute, and because of this all normal road bikes were rented out. Fortunately, Tony was very helpful and kind to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank BertD639
Reviewed June 24, 2019

We hired a couple of bike from Tony to ride the Hebridean Way, I had never visited the islands before and had no knowledge of this business or the owner. Once i'd made contact my decision was made to hire from this company, he is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Keith C
Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

We arrived in Barra camping at Brove and decided last minute to try & hire bikes . We called Tony’s bike hire and asked by chance if he had bikes available? Fortunately he did and he came out and delivered them to our tent and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 197MaryH
Reviewed June 4, 2019

We booked three bikes for a cycle around Barra, two electric bikes and a standard. All bikes were impeccably maintained and new. Tony who runs the place, could not be more helpful or nicer. Trust noone else with your cycle needs.

Date of experience: May 2019
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moneypenny5717
July 16, 2019|
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Response from DurbanK |
We're wondering the same thing. We've been trying to get a hold of them for a while for a trip in August, but no luck yet.
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Excursion557764
March 23, 2019|
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Response from Yana D |
Yes, you can! There's a £30 surcharge per bike for that though.
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